Beatrice Weder di Mauro is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute of Geneva, INSEAD Research Professor and Distinguished Fellow of the INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute, Singapore. Since July 2018, she is serving as President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). From 2001 to 2018, she held the Chair of International Macroeconomics at the University of Mainz, Germany, and from 2004 to 2012 she served on the German Council of Economic Experts. Previously, she was Assistant Professor at the University of Basel and Economist at the International Monetary Fund. She held visiting positions at Harvard University, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the United Nations University in Tokyo.
She has served as consultant to governments, international organizations, and central banks (European Commission, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, European Central Bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, OECD, among others). She has published widely in leading academic journals and had served as independent director on the board of leading global companies in the financial, technology and pharmaceutical sector. Currently she sits on the board of Bosch and Unigestion. She is a senior fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research (ABFER), a member of the International Advisory Board of Bocconi, of the Bellagio Group and of the Swiss Covid Science Task Force.
This contribution analyses the deficiencies of the current framework and identifies possible responses, in line with three levels of reform ambition.